Definitions for foolhardyˈfulˌhɑr di

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

fool•har•dyˈfulˌhɑr di(adj.)-di•er, -di•est.

  1. recklessly or thoughtlessly bold.

Origin of foolhardy:

1175–1225; ME folhardy < OF fol hardi. See fool1, hardy

fool′har`di•ness(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. foolhardy, heady, rash, reckless(adj)

    marked by defiant disregard for danger or consequences

    "foolhardy enough to try to seize the gun from the hijacker"; "became the fiercest and most reckless of partisans"-Macaulay; "a reckless driver"; "a rash attempt to climb Mount Everest"

Wiktionary

  1. foolhardy(Adjective)

    Marked by unthinking recklessness with disregard for danger; bold but rash; hotheaded

Webster Dictionary

  1. Foolhardy(adj)

    daring without judgment; foolishly adventurous and bold


Translations for foolhardy

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

foolhardy(adjective)

taking foolish risks; rash

He made a foolhardy attempt to climb the mountain in winter.

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